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Distrust in media is on the decline, journalists tell survey
7 months ago

Distrust in media is on the decline, journalists tell survey

Journalists worldwide surveyed on how PR pitches, social media algorithms, data privacy and more are affecting their jobs in 2019
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Shutting down social media does not reduce violence, but rather fuels it
7 months ago

Shutting down social media does not reduce violence, but rather fuels it

In the wake of a series of coordinated attacks that claimed more than 250 lives on April 21, the government of Sri Lanka shut off its residents’ access to social… Continue Reading Shutting down social media does not reduce violence, but rather fuels it

A millennial buys the local paper
9 months ago

A millennial buys the local paper

Why a 24-year old gives up city life for a job at his local paper and then, five years later, buys it
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As Ottawa helps the news industry, latest research suggests journalists’ loyalties are tough to buy
9 months ago

As Ottawa helps the news industry, latest research suggests journalists’ loyalties are tough to buy

By Heather Rollwagen, Ryerson University and Ivor Shapiro, Ryerson University

Ottawa has finally announced the details of how it will offer financial assistance to the country’s struggling news media industry… Continue Reading As Ottawa helps the news industry, latest research suggests journalists’ loyalties are tough to buy

Why we see hope for the future of science journalism
9 months ago

Why we see hope for the future of science journalism

By Cristina Sanza, Concordia University; Brittney Borowiec, McMaster University; David Secko, Concordia University; Farah Qaiser, University of Toronto; Fernanda de Araujo Ferreira, Harvard University; Heather MacGregor, University of Toronto; Michael Bramadat-Willcock,… Continue Reading Why we see hope for the future of science journalism

Here’s how metrics and analytics are changing newsroom practice
10 months ago

Here’s how metrics and analytics are changing newsroom practice

There’s an ongoing debate about whether the influence of audience data is good or bad for journalistic practice. But it’s not the audience data that’s an issue – it’s the way they’re used
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Do oil and paper mix on B.C.’s northwest coast?
10 months ago

Do oil and paper mix on B.C.’s northwest coast?

When the island paper was sold to Black Press Media, Haida Gwaii residents began to re-evaluate their relationship to local news
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How analyzing patterns helps students spot deceptive media
10 months ago

How analyzing patterns helps students spot deceptive media

With the current pervasive use of online media for personal and academic reasons, it’s necessary for students to have skills to confidently filter and decipher what they’re reading.
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